Association of Fundraising Professionals - Rhode Island Chapter
Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Bringing a Development Director on Board

This great guide to finding and hiring a development director even includes a sample job description, ad, interview questions, sources for sample employment contracts and a sample job plan.

The AFP Fundraising Resource Center is proud to introduce its latest Ready Reference Booklet, "Bringing a Development Director on Board." Authored by AFP-RI members and seasoned fundraisers Susan E. Geary, CFRE and Gayle L. Gifford, ACFRE, this new tool tells you all you need to know to find, hire, and empower a new Development Director for your organization.

Especially useful for executive directors of organizations recruiting their first professional development officer, this 60-page booklet is chock full of helpful information about assessing your organization’s needs; identifying high-quality candidates; effective interviewing; negotiating an employment agreement and job plan; and an appendix with 25 pages of handy sample documents.

The booklet is $10 for AFP members; $15 for non-members, plus appropriate shipping and taxes. You can get a copy of the order form by going into the Publications Section of the AFP web site at:  Ready Reference Order form